Cedarville University

The combination of top-ranked academic programs and a focus on spiritual growth attracts over 3,700 students to Cedarville University's beautiful 441-acre campus in southwest Ohio. Conveniently located within the Dayton/Columbus/Cincinnati triangle, Cedarville is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist university enrolling undergraduate, graduate, online, and College Now students in more than 100 areas of study. Its mission is to equip students for lifelong leadership and service through an education marked by excellence and grounded in biblical truth. The University has been recognized for its strong graduation and retention rates, professional and health science offerings, and leading student satisfaction ratings. At Cedarville, being a faith-based institution is the lifeblood of campus. Throughout its 129-year history, the University has been known for its commitment to biblical truth. Christian professors challenge students to think biblically in every subject area, and each undergraduate program includes a Bible minor-a sequence of five courses that helps students understand and apply truth to all aspects of their personal and professional lives. Always rated as a student favorite, daily chapels draw the campus community together in a time of sharing, teaching, and praise. Students also develop strong relationships through small group studies, mentoring, accountability, prayer, and open discussion. Opportunities to grow and share their faith are provided through global outreach teams, community ministries, and service opportunities. The University's Christian mission drives high standards for academic achievement. Cedarville's undergraduate curriculum is built upon a liberal arts core, including the Bible minor, communications, global studies, humanities, physical education, science and mathematics, and the social sciences. The University's 70+ undergraduate majors build upon this core and provide concentrated study leading to one of the eight baccalaureate degrees. Three masters degree options (M.B.A., M.S.N., and M.Min.) and a Doctor of Pharmacy are also available. The largest undergraduate departments include engineering and computer science, nursing, business administration, science and mathematics, education, and visual communication design. Pharmacy, graphic design, and social work represent a few of the newer, in-demand professional programs. Cedarville University students have achieved top rankings at national academic competitions in business, engineering, forensics, debate, political studies, pharmacy, and more. Finally, Cedarville is committed to the development of the whole person. Students will find ample opportunities for involvement through social and service organizations, student government, intramural sports, music ensembles, ministry teams, and a well-developed leadership program. More than 80% of students live on campus, forging lifelong friendships and unforgettable college memories. All of Cedarville's structures and strategies are designed to produce graduates who possess the expertise and character needed to engage their professional, social, and political spheres-of-influence with truth from Gods unchanging Word. More than 97% of freshmen receive financial aid, and tuition is below private college averages. Plan a visit soon, and experience all that Cedarville University has to offer!

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Private, Coed 1887 Baptist Semester $26.2 million + 251 N. Main Street, Cedarville, OH 45314 (937) 766-7700
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77 100.0 Ohio Cedarville 631 665